The Younger Members’ Committee (YMC) aims to engage younger engineers in a supportive professional network, to encourage and assist their professional and career development. The YMC also heavily focusses on promoting welding and joining to children and young people through STEM based outreach activities.
To provide networking and knowledge-sharing opportunities for Younger Members of The Welding Institute, promote continuing professional development and represent the views and needs of younger members.
To aid recruitment and retention of younger professional members of The Welding Institute.
To promote and support the Branch network of The Welding Institute.
To promote the profession to younger people in schools, colleges and universities through science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) activities, educational outreach and collaboration with other institutions and third parties.
The Younger Members’ Committee receives an annual negotiated funding allocation for its activities from TWI Ltd in conjunction with the Professional Membership Division.